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Now Open – Request for Investment (RFI): Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) Provider Facilities Fund

The Department of Education and Early Learning is excited to announce the opening of the SPP Providers Facilities Fund Request for Investment (RFI) funding opportunity as part of the Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy, passed by voters in 2018. 

To be considered for funding, applicants are invited to apply by 11:59 p.m. on Monday June 24, 2024.

  • Available funding for the 2024-2025 SPP Providers Facilities Fund is approximately $1,000,000 to support child care facility expansion and renovation projects for use in Seattle Preschool Program (SPP).
  • Home-, center-, and school-based providers who contract with DEEL as providers of SPP or SPP Pathway are eligible to apply.
  • Funds are awarded through a competitive application process.
  • Important Update: Change in Application Process – from email submission to online application portal.  Applications must be submitted through the Submittable online application portal.
  • A pre-recorded information session can be viewed here.

To learn more about the funding opportunity and access RFI documents visit the DEEL Funding Opportunities website.